• The "SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2" certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses proven skills and fundamental knowledge of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2 to create and maintain queries and reports that will help organizations analyze and interpret important information. This exam will measure the candidate's knowledge of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2, from the creation of queries and design of reports to the analysis of data and document sharing. This verifies that the candidate is able to implement this knowledge practically in projects under guidance of an experienced consultant.


  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).
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Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Presentation of Data in Documents > 12%

Present data in documents using breaks, calculations, sorts and hiding data. Format breaks and cross tables, filter report data, and rank data. Highlight information with formatting rules and organize a reprot into sections. Implement data tracking.

WebI Formulas and Variables > 12%

Use formulas and variables in data calculation. 

Query Filters > 12%

Use query filters to restrict data, modify a query with a predefined query filter.

WebI Query Creation and Usage > 12%

Create queries, and modify a document's query, as well as create multiple queries in a document. 

WebI Document Management 8% - 12%

Manage Web Intelligence documents through the use of the BI Launch Pad. 

WebI Document Design 8% - 12%

Carry out Web Intelligence document design by modifying Web Intelligence documents and by presenting data in tables in free-standing cells and in charts.

Hyperlinks in WebI Documents < 8%

Manage hyperlinks in Web Intelligence documents.

Drilling Functionality < 8%

Use drilling functionality in a Web Intelligence document.

WebI Document Formatting < 8%

Format Web Intelligence documents including tables, sections and charts.

Web Intelligence (Concepts) < 8%

Describe Web Intelligence, concepts, core functions, and the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform.

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

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